Jerry Parker

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Jerry Parker, 56, of Holts Summit, MO, born February 17, 1965, at Scott Air Force Base, IL, died Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Jefferson City, MO.

Mr. Parker was an over-the-road tractor trailer driver for more than 30 years. He loved riding motorcycles, driving a semi, and spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Roger Parker; his mother, Billie Jean, nee Lincoln, Williams; and a sister, Angela Riddle.

Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Chelli, nee Bauer, Parker;
a daughter, Kayleigh (Jeremy) Halbert of Chaffee, MO;
two sons, Josh (Heather) Bauer of Byrnes Mill, MO, and Travis (Ashlea) Parker of Holts Summit, MO;
eight grandchildren, Connor, Priscilla, Dalton, Alivia, Jaxson, Jacob, Ethan, and Aaron;
two half-sisters, Theresa Sartain, and Starla Cambell;
and his dog, Baby.

Memorials may be made to the family. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

According to Jerry’s wishes, private cremation services were held.


3 Comments on Jerry Parker

Candice & Nick Kovacs said : Guest Report Aug 20, 2021 at 5:35 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with you Chellie and your family. I am so very sorry for your loss. Jerry was such a great guy and very helpful to Nick and I when we first started at the mart. Thank you guys

  • Odessa
  • FL
Tom Bauer said : Guest Report Aug 20, 2021 at 10:37 AM

I am so sorry to read of your loss. I know he was loved by his family and will be deeply mourned.

  • Columbia
  • IL
Theresa Sartain said : Guest Report Aug 14, 2021 at 3:18 PM

many heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to Chelli, the kids, & grandkids who have such a hole left by the passing of Jerry. may time be healing and the memories be many, as they are reminders of how much he loved you all. My memories are few, my hole not as deep, but I can tell you I feel someone is now missing too. my sincerest sympathy, Theresa

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  • mo

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